Perfect Cold Weather Activity

Yesterday was one of those classic late January days – cold, windy, a little sleet, a little snow, but not enough snow to be fun. So Qannik chose the perfect cold weather activity.

Pillow fluffing

Pillow fluffing is just a warm up event,

This love seat is in the main bedroom and Hu-dad’s curl up with a good book spot. And, of course, nothing completes a good book reading spot quite as much as a canine companion.

more pillow fluffing

And more pillow fluffing.

It is funny how each member of The Herd has the thing that they get to do alone with the Hu-dad. Qannik has always volunteered to be the book reading companion and, thus, considers this to be his couch.

properly fluffed.

Ah, I think those pillows are properly fluffed now.

This was during the day, so Hu-dad still had plenty of work to do in his study (which is Frankie’s spot!), but Q decided to get comfortable anyway.

keep reading warm.

Keeping the Hu-dad’s reading spot warm.

6 Comments

  1. Sam on February 2, 2015 at 5:54 am

    He’s hoping Hu-dad will join him soon!

    Monty and Harlow

  2. Shari on January 31, 2015 at 11:51 pm

    Qannik the cuddly intellectual.

  3. Mom 'n Ice on January 31, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    Ice sez: Owwooooooooo, I sooooo love Qannik’s idea of a perfect winter afternoon, curled up with the hu-Dad, and a good book! Let Frankie carry on in the office by himself — I’m sure he can handle it for one afternoon!

  4. Charlotte Anderson on January 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

    It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it!

  5. carolyn on January 31, 2015 at 9:16 am

    Sometimes I can’t help but think the most perfect vacation to relax would be to visit all of you guys up there and curl up with Qannik in that chair, and read a book (NOT on my phone like I usually do but a REAL BOOK). Cup of hot tea and snow outside would round that out nicely. Perhaps some soft music in the background, a blanket to share with him. :).

    • Barbara Gentile on January 31, 2015 at 1:29 pm

      Great idea.

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